Fixed Term Contract – Warehouse and Logistics Manager

Job Category: Warehouse
Job Location: Field Based
Hours Per Week: 40
Term: Fixed Term
Responsible HRBP: James Lyon - HRBP

Why Prism Medical UK?

Are you a skilled Warehouse and Logistics Manager looking for a technically varied and rewarding role?

Prism Medical UK is part of the Prism Healthcare Group, who are a reputable healthcare company employing circa 600 colleagues, across various locations within the UK. We work with a variety of mobility equipment, including moving, handling and bathing devices, committing to the ongoing safety and wellbeing of the people who use our equipment. Through our family of brands, we are best positioned to share our experience and expertise with every client and customer.

What you will be doing

Reporting directly into the Operations Director, the ideal candidate would be a highly motivated manager who has run similar, complex, fast moving operations. Responsible for the management of a 6 warehouses across the UK and staffing and stock levels within each, whilst ensuring the delivery of company directives, initiatives and attainment of KPI targets set. They must also be excellent role models in the areas of communication and problem solving.

Essential duties will include, but not limited to the following: –

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Complies with local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  • Achieves financial objectives by having a strong understanding of annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching and guiding staff, conducting disciplinary meetings where required.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Understand as to how their performance within their role contributes to the overall success of the business
  • Supervision of activity across inbound & outbound warehouses
  • To liaise with distribution and logistics teams ref production & departure dates
  • To liaise with external 3rd party logistics providers
  • Coordination of stock movement, both internal and external ensuring good stock control processes are in place
  • Running the days delivery reports to generate pick lists and routing details
  • Resolution of distribution issues and implementation of pre-emptive actions
  • Work collaboratively with all internal departments including all back office teams
  • Reporting discrepancies in both stock and process
  • Monitoring of attendance levels, holiday, sickness etc.
  • Reporting on warehouse performance

Personal Characteristics

  • Exceptional knowledge of managing & improving operational KPIs in real time & able to demonstrate reactive abilities to deal with any dips that occur.
  • Strong delegation skills where clear objectives are communicated to the teams & then managed accordingly.
  • Strong Communication skills both written & verbal.
  • Analytical skills to interpret data.
  • Proven coaching style to train & motivate teams at all levels
  • Reporting discrepancies in both stock and process
  • Monitoring of attendance levels, holiday, sickness etc.
  • Reporting on warehouse performance
  • Excellent analytical, communication and influencing skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail and forward-thinking.
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Integrity, initiative and focus.
  • Proactive, with good problem-solving skills, able to make decisions independently.
  • Exceptional customer service – both internally & externally.
  • Team player but able to work independently.
  • Flexible approach to work and working hours.
  • Anticipate what information is required by their colleagues and to disseminate it actively and efficiently.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise own work with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to listen and take advice from others.
  • Shows initiative and has ability to think for self.

Education & Experience

Proven track record in successful warehouse management

Competitive Salary

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Contract length: 6 months

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